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To help us build the best version of Skype ever, we have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to create this site to hear your ideas so we can improve your Skype experience.

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  4. make phone calls

    make phone calls

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  5. give different download folder for all created group and userwise also

    give different download folder for every created group and userwise also

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  6. There should be an option to mark individual message favourite for an individual person

    There should be an option to mark an individual message favorite for an individual person

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  7. Show how many new messages and who they are from in the tool bar

    Show how many messages and who they are from in the tool bar and access from there

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  8. Messages that can be seen only on the end device you lastly used.

    Hi Skype Team, a feature that will have conversation only on the device you chatted with someone will be much better

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  9. There should be an option to mark certain messages in a chat as OPEN

    If we can mark some messages as OPEN for which other user's comment or reply is awaited, it will make conversations more clear and robust. Users can know what points are pending to be responded to.

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  10. Unable to send the images

    I need to save the snap shot to send to anyone. Earlier it was working fine.
    Fix that.

    Copy the pic and just send to anyone...
    it was pretty awesome

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  11. smile

    добавьте, пожалуйста, смайл "пускающий слюни", типа оочень нравится идея или в восторге от того, что прислали". можно и в реакцию на сообщение и просто в список смайлов) мне кажется будет пользоваться популярностью :)

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  12. Mărțișor emoticon

    Please add an emoticon for "mărțișor" symbol.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mărțișor

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  13. 1 vote
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. Possibility to change keyboard layout for already typed message

    For users with multi-language keyboards add possibility to transform keyboard-layout.
    E.g. I typed word 'учфьзду' but using a key (or hotkeys like 'CTRL+R') it will transform to word 'example'.

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  16. DEAR SKYPE TEAM, IF,WE HAVE PASTE ANY DATA FROM EXCEL,WE ARE NEEDED WITH BORDER

    DEAR SKYPE TEAM, IF,WE HAVE PASTE ANY DATA FROM EXCEL,WE ARE NEEDED WITH BORDER

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  17. I want to see URLs instead of stupid snippets in chat.

    I want to see URLs instead of stupid snippets in chat.

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  18. 0 votes
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  19. Export FULL Skype 8 history rather than previous 6 months.

    The idea is simple, allow users to view messages from beyond 6 months. Sure, there's the function to export chat history from Skype 7.xx, but this still leaves major gaps in conversations. People are losing their messages and this is terrible.

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  20. To me the most annoying part of Skype chat is that when I look at the past chats I can't easily see which day they are from.

    you need to improve the layout for text chat.
    Right now is very hard to know the date of the message.
    I can see hour and minute, but not the date.
    Sometimes the date appears, and sometime not.
    I suggest that you fire the person who designed it and hire someone with some sense.

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